Firefighters put out Auburn grass fire

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AUBURN, Kan. (KSNT) – Auburn firefighters responded to a grass fire Tuesday afternoon that they initially thought could threaten nearby structures.

Around 3:00 p.m. first responders got a call about a grass fire spreading to nearby buildings around Southwest 61st Street, according to Shawnee County Dispatch. The county sheriff’s office along with Auburn firefighters were on scene.

Fire officials on scene said it was a grass fire that rekindled from a previous controlled burn.

Just before 4 p.m., crews started to leave and said they were going to let it burn out.

No one was hurt in the fire and no structures were damaged.

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